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Adults & Adolescents
Mental Wellness in Adults with Down Syndrome
A Guide to Emotional and Behavioural Strengths and Challenges This book is an upbeat, thoroughly readable guide that provides parents, mental health professionals, teachers, and caregivers... Read More
Down Syndrome and You
This booklet has been developed for people with Down syndrome.
The Guide to Good Health
The authors, both doctors, provide information on how medical issues can present uniquely in people with Down syndrome. They provide families, caregivers, and medical professionals invaluable insig... Read More
Caring for someone with dementia
Bupa Care Services is New Zealand’s leading provider of dementia care. This guide draws on their wide experience of caring for people with dementia and their understanding of the sadness and stre... Read More
Down's Syndrome & Dementia
This film tells the story of Andrew, who had Down syndrome and dementia. It powerfully illustrates not just a sister’s dedication to her brother, but also a gold standard of dementia care for som... Read More
Adults with Down Syndrome - Understanding their complex health needs
This DVD, from a 2003 medical symposium is about adults with Down syndrome.
Guidelines for Supporting Adolescents and Adults with Down Syndrome
This publication was produced by the Down Syndrome Society of South Australia. Topics covered include rights, physic... Read More
Down Syndrome Issues & Information
Adult Series (K) - Transition to Employment
This book is concerned with vocational employment of teenagers and adults with Down syndrome. It is paricularly concerned with the transition period from school to work, and looks at the possibilit... Read More
Adult Series (A) - Information communication technology for adults with Down syndrome
Information communication technology (ICT) presents a range of new opportunities for adults with Down syndrome to gain access to tools for learning, communication, and personal development. ICT can... Read More
Adult Series (B) - International and cultural aspects of Down syndrome
Cultural influences impact on all our lives and this is no less true for people with Down syndrome. This publication describes various cultural responses to disability, looking at families and indi... Read More
Adult Series (C) - Community and independent living for adults with Down syndrome
This book discusses community and independent living for adults with Down syndrome. In many ways it follows on and links to a previous book in this series, Families of adults with Down syndrome. It... Read More
Adult Series (D) - Recreation and adults with Down syndrome
This book is written to enable the participation of individuals with Down syndrome in recreation activities. It includes information that will help in the planning and implementation of individuali... Read More
Adult Series (E) - Spiritual well-being of adults with Down syndrome
Attention to spiritual well-being is as important as care for the emotional, intellectual, physical and social aspects of life. This book is based on the concept of spiritual well-being as an integ... Read More
Adult Series (F) - Drama and the arts for adults with Down syndrome – Benefits, options and resources
This book presents a basic introduction to the value of artistic activity for all people. It presents a brief introduction to different kinds of artistic expression and then focuses on drama and th... Read More
Adult Series (G) - Inclusive post secondary (tertiary) education for adults with Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities: A promising path to an inclusive life
This book describes the value of inclusive post-secondary education, the responsiveness of tertiary institutions and the difference this makes to the lives of individuals with Down syndrome. Today,... Read More
Adult Series (H) - Families of Adults with Down syndrome
This book deals with the issues that face families as their members grow older and the consequent adjustments that families make as they adapt to the changes in the individuals who comprise their f... Read More
Adult Series (I) - Advocacy and adults with Down syndrome
Advocacy by and for adults with Down syndrome is based on the belief that all citizens have the same rights and responsibilities and potential for growth. It is recognised that there is a need to c... Read More
Adult Series (J) - Overview - Life for Adults with Down Syndrome - an overview
This publication takes a lifespan perspective, and considers how experiences in the past and in the present will impact on choices, opportunities and development in the future. It shows how all asp... Read More
Family Issues - Issues for families with children with Down syndrome
This book examines issues for families with children with Down syndrome. Reviewing available research, the book examines potential difficulties and strategies for overcoming them.
The introduction includes information on the structure and finding your way around the series.